References and notes
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2 Heart Disease Improvement Plan. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014. Available from:
3 Stroke Improvement Plan, Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014. Available from: www.gov.scot/Resource/0045/00458309.pdf
5 Scottish Diabetes Survey Monitoring Group (2016). Scottish Diabetes Survey 2016.
6 Diabetes Action Plan 2010: Quality Care for Diabetes in Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2010. Available from: http://www.diabetesinscotland.org.uk/publications/DAP2010.pdf
13 A National Clinical Strategy for Scotland, Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2016. Available from:
14 Health and Social Care Delivery Plan. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2016. Available from:
15 Realising Realistic Medicine, Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2017.
Available from: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00514513.pdf
16 Diabetes Improvement Plan. Edinburgh, Scottish Government. 2014. www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/11/6742
17 Better Heart Disease and Stroke Care Action Plan, Edinburgh, Scottish Government, 2009
Available from: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2009/06/29102453/0
19 Diabetes and high blood pressure are not included in the definition of ‘any CVD condition’ as they are risk factors for CVD.
20 Brown, L (2016). Chapter 9: Cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. In: Campbell-Jack, D and Hinchliffe S (eds). Scottish Health Survey 2015 - Volume 1 Main Report. Available from: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/09/2764
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